Monday, December 30, 2013

Christmas Eve 2013

We celebrated Christmas Eve in our usual style at Christ Church! The pageant was wonderful! Here are some photos from rehearsal and Christmas Eve along with our thanks to all who led and participated this year!

The Angel Gabriel speaks with Mary.

Thank you to our amazing Director Graham Lanz, who persevered through illness to lead rehearsal!

The Angel of the Lord tells the shepherds the good news.

Thank you to Kathleen Nitschke, and Kate and John Malarney for organizing our rehearsal lunches and to all of the families who brought food to share!

Mary and baby Jesus.

Thanks Dwayne, Beth and family for bringing the live animals!

Herbie the camel was a hit as usual!

 Thank you to Music Director Will Gotmer and assistant Ruth Mercer for leading our wonderful Pageant Choir and Junior Choir!

The Pageant Choir

The Junior Choir

Thank you to Erin Pawlak for her incredible work with our very old and mismatched costumes and props!

Getting ready to go on the big night!

Shepherds and animals wait.

The Holy Family and the star.

The Magi and the Royal Page.

Many thanks to the Rev. Peter Faass, for leading us in worship and being our Celebrant!

And a very special thank you to all of the children and youth who participated in our pageant, and the parents and grandparents who made it possible!

A multitude of the Heavenly Host!

Merry Christmas Everyone!


  1. What a beautiful evening, Leslie! Thanks for sharing these lovely photos.

    Happy New Year to you and your family!

    1. Hi Sheila! Its so nice to hear from you! I've been away from the blog but am hoping to get back to it, and to reconnect with friends - like YOU! I hope you had a great Christmas and wish you many blessings in the New Year!


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